CMPD: Woman shot, killed in east Charlotte following domestic dispute

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Charlotte Mecklenburg police are investigating the city's sixth homicide of the year in east Charlotte.

Officers were called to the scene in the 13200 block of Great Laurel Road around 1:55 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 21 in reference to a domestic violence assault with a deadly weapon. 

A woman was found seriously injured inside of a home and Medic responded. They attempted to render aid, but she was pronounced dead at the scene. 

Several units, including CSI, were called to the scene to begin the investigation, and a large portion of the road was blocked off. 

Police have detained a person of interest in the shooting, and say he is cooperating. They are not searching for any other suspects.

It is not yet clear what the relationship is between the man and the woman, and police have not released thier names or ages. A child was also taken from the home.

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